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GW Pharmaceuticals gains approval from European Commission for EPIDYOLEX®

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

October 2, 2019

British drugs company GW Pharmaceuticals celebrated approval for its cannabinoid-based epilepsy medicine EPIDYOLEX® back in June 2018 in the United States.  Now, EPIDYOLEX has also gained approval from the European Commission, thus allowing the epilepsy treatment to be prescribed to diagnosed pat...

Luxembourg is gearing up to become the first European country to completely legalize cannabis

Bethan Rose Jenkins, Cannabis News Writer/Editorial

August 29, 2019

Luxembourg is going down in history as the first country in the European Union to completely legalize cannabis. Residents of Luxembourg who are of legal age – 18 and above – will be able to purchase the plant within the next two years, says Health Minister Etienne Schneider. “The drug legis...

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